Alvin Lee

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Spotted! Cadillac CTS tested on Australian roads

It’s on, and then it’s off. Plans to bring American premium brand Cadillac to Australia have always been hot topic at parent company General Motors and its Australian subsidiary Holden. After years of discussion, it seems those talks have finally gained traction, as evident by this Cadillac CTS, spotted completely …

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Peugeot 308 GTi Sport pairs pumped up looks with sharp price

Peugeot Australia will offer a limited run 308 GTi Sport featuring greater visual muscle, a driver training package for owners and a $42,990 sticker price – a saving of $3,500 on 2018 models. Available immediately and limited to just 20 examples, the 308 GTi Sport adds an aggressive five-piece body …

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2019 BMW X4 Review – xDrive20d

The fact that the BMW X4 is now in its second-generation says something about its appeal. People do buy cars like the X4. And yes ‘cars’ were plural because the segment that the X4 single-handedly created has now spawned a competitor in the form of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, and …

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Volkswagen Caddy Beach campervan checks in at $46,990 driveaway

Weekday hatchback converts into a compact camper fold-out bed, 2.3m x 2.0m tent, table and ample storage. The Caddy Beach is the “most affordable and the cleverest recreational vehicle on sale today”, claims Volkswagen. Building on the long-wheel-based Caddy Maxi Trendline, the Caddy Beach is designed to pack as much …

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BMW M140i sent off as last rear-drive hot hatch with Finale Edition

BMW Australia has created an M140i Finale Edition as a final send off for the rear-wheel drive M140i hot hatch. With the next-generation 1 Series adopting BMW Group’s UKL platform utilised in the 2 Series Active Tourer and shared with MINI models, the current 1 Series and the M140i flagship is not only …

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Mazda unveils MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition in Racing Orange

Mazda has today unwrapped the MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition at the Chicago Auto Show, which runs from February 7-8. The reveal is auspiciously timed, landing on the anniversary eve of the iconic model’s global debut at the same event on February 9 1989. After 30 years and with more than …

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2019 Ford Mustang Supercars Championship racer unveiled

The 2019 Ford Mustang race car has been unveiled ahead of the 2019 Supercars Championship. In full official Ford Performance livery, the 2019 Mustang Supercar shows off the road-going Ford Mustang GT’s iconic design cues and rampant V8 soundtrack ahead of its inaugural race, the Superloop Adelaide 500. Ford and …

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Mazda teases new-generation SUV ahead of Geneva debut

Mazda has dropped a shadowy teaser of a new SUV ahead of its scheduled debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The single image released today shows the rear view of the crossover, with striking LED taillights hinting at a more matured and evolved Kodo design language that Mazda’s vehicles …

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Honda marks 50 years in Australia with gold NSX and Civic Type R

Honda is marking half a century in Australia since the company was established locally on February 4, 1969. To celebrate, Honda has draped a range of products in gold, among them a NSX supercar and a Civic Type R. The one-off collection also includes a CBR1000RR Fireblade motorcycle, CRF50F Kids Fun …

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2019 Honda CR-V Vi Review – good value or budget offering?

What is it? The Honda CR-V Vi is the new entry-level variant into the CR-V line-up, replacing a spot previously occupied by the CR-V VTi and expanding the range to 5 model grades. It’s priced from $28,290 plus on-road costs, under cutting the popular Mazda CX-5 Maxx and Toyota RAV4 …

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7-seat SUV Comparison: 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs Hyundai Santa Fe

If you’re looking to purchase a large 7-seat family SUV, chances are your short list would have already included these two rivals: the Mazda CX-9 and Hyundai Santa Fe. Along with the Toyota Kluger, the CX-9 and Santa Fe represent the top three selling models in the full-size SUV segment. …

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Reborn Suzuki Jimny launches in Australia from $23,990

The long awaited Suzuki Jimny will this Saturday return to Australian dealerships as part of a dual Australia Day launch alongside the new Suzuki Vitara. The all-new Jimny continues the core character of the one-and-only, small, lightweight 4X4 vehicle following nearly 50 years of worldwide popularity. Featuring a rugged exterior …

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Three-tier 2019 BMW Z4 range kicks off at sub-$85k

The new BMW Z4 roadster is set to hit showrooms down under in April priced from $84,900 plus on-road costs. The full pricing and specification of the 2019 Z4 range has been confirmed today with the three-tier line-up kicked off by the Z4 sDrive20i, moving up to the mid-spec Z4 sDrive30i and …

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GT adds turbo sparkle to Kia Cerato

Kia’s best-selling model, the Cerato Sedan and Hatch, has stepped up the game with the addition of a 1.6-litre turbo model complete with a ride and handling package providing the most focused drive to date in Kia’s small car garage. The four-cylinder 1.6-litre turbo engine produces 150kW at 6000rpm and …

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